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Explaining Marx's View Of The Alienation Of The Modern Worker

Every species, says Karl Marx in his Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844, has a “life-activity” which characterizes it.  This life-activity of the species Marx terms the… 419 more words

Economic Theory

Trier...Emperor Augustus and Karl Marx

On Wednedsay we drove 23 miles up-river to the roman town of Trier, said by some to be the oldest town in Germany. This is the view from the Konrad-Adenauer bridge, by the stellplatz. 630 more words

Motorhome

Karl Marx's Fantasy of Destroying the White Race

In “The Pale Maiden”, Karl Marx has an erotic fantasy about the destruction of the superior white race.

In a poem where you can feel his circumsized, pedophilic rabbi quiver in every line, he waxes rhapsodic over the corruption and spiritual destruction of a “lily white” maiden by a blood-crazed knight. 567 more words

Poems

How would Marx view the Internet and online shopping in particular? A poem.

The masses exploit themselves by their obsession with consumerism
Short life expectancy replaced by short battery life expectancy
Traffic congestion replaced by online traffic
Waiting for a bus, replaced by waiting for an internet connection… 48 more words

Poetry

When Capitalism Is Bad For The Capitalist

We are all familiar with the complaints of those who bemoan the negative tendencies and consequences of a capitalism run amuck. Most of these negative attributes center around the plight of the poor or  the degradation of the environment. 704 more words

Economic Theory

The Real Communist

(A paper I did for a class)

In Karl Marx’s unfinished book, The German Ideology, he wrote, “In communist society, however, where nobody has an exclusive area of activity and each can train himself in any branch he wishes, society regulates the general production, making it possible for me to do one thing today and another tomorrow, to hunt in the morning, fish in the afternoon, breed cattle in the evening, criticize after dinner, just as I like, without ever becoming a hunter, a fisherman, a herdsman, or a critic.” This has historical and logical inferences that will aid in understanding key features in Karl Marx’s thinking. 543 more words

Philosphy

What is Love?

“Jesus said unto them, They need not depart; give ye them to eat. And they say unto him, We have here but five loaves, and two fishes. 838 more words

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